Tottington High School

Art

If you have creative and artistic abilities, through studying art you will develop them in much greater depth, while extending your skills to a higher level. It is an exciting practical skills based subject, working with a variety of media.

Year 11 Mock Externally Set Task

 
The Mock Exam is designed to give you a taste of what it is like to do the real exam. The examples given below are real responses to the actual exam and there are differences in times allowed between Mock and Actual Exams

REAL EXAM

PREP TIME approx 8 WEEKS

TIME ALLOWED FOR PRODUCTION OF FINAL PIECE 10 HOURS

MOCK EXAM

PREP TIME 3 WEEKS

TIME ALLOWED FOR PRODUCTION OF FINAL PIECE 5 HOURS

Your preperation sketchbook and final piece or pieces will be marked using the following ASSESSMENT OBJECTIVES.

HAVE YOU SHOWN EVIDENCE OF:-

AO1: Developing your ideas through investigations informed by contextual and other sources demonstrating analytical and cultural understanding

AO2: Refining your ideas through experimenting and selecting appropriate resources, media, materials, techniques and processes.

AO3: Recording ideas, observations and insights relevant to your intentions in visual and/or other forms.

AO4: Presenting a personal, informed and meaningful response demonstrating analytical and critical understanding, realizing intentions and where appropriate, making connections between visual, written, oral or other elements,

Studied at Key Stage 3
Optional at Key Stage 4

WHAT WILL I LEARN ABOUT IN ART?

In Art you will improve your observation and objective drawing. Explore your own personal ideas imaginatively in visual and tactile studies. You will learn more about the work of other Artists, Craftsmen and Designers and understand the influence they have on your own work. You will use a variety of materials and techniques to express your ideas and learn how to modify and improve work as it progresses. You will use all your planning, research and development of ideas to produce a successful piece of artwork and gain more confidence in your knowledge about Art in our society and around the world. You will learn to work independently and creatively.

WHAT WILL I BE STUDYING?

  • Fauvist Landscapes
  • Modiglani Portraits
  • Matisse Paper cuts
  • African Prints
  • Expressionist Portraits
  • Shell Prints
  • Jabberwock Project
  • Native American Mask Project
  • Chuck Close Project
  • Aboriginal-Inspired Mirror Frames Project
  • Sarah Graham Still Life Project
  • Klimt Weaving Project
  • Cultural Project
  • Conflict Project

 

WHAT ARE SOME OF THE SKILLS I WILL GAIN?

  • Observation drawing
  • Sculpture using various media e.g. clay
  • Computer aided artwork using new exciting software
  • Painting
  • Mixed Media
  • Printmaking

CONTACT DETAILS

Tottington High School
Laurel Street,
Tottington,
Bury.
Lancashire, BL8 3LY.

T: 01204 882327
E: tottington@bury.gov.uk

Tottington High School